Secondly, write about what you do for a living and want in a relationship – not want you want.Mentioning things like, “I don’t want someone who is full of drama” or “I’m not interested in anyone who plays mind games” reads a little bit like a list of what went wrong in previous relationships.That said, it’s not necessary to elaborate on how important they are to you and how much you love them.These conversations will happen in due course if and when the relationship progresses.By Ne Teah Hatchett There seem to be several perks when it comes to dating a woman with kid(s).One of the major perks being that you have the opportunity to see firsthand the type of mother she would be to your future children.For more intel on the fearless and fun trend of single mothers making their mark on the online dating market, I spoke to Sarah Gooding, Director of PR and Resident Dating Coach for POF.Check out our chat: Single moms have hectic schedules and likely don’t encounter many single men in their day-to-day lives, which makes online dating the perfect solution.
Additionally, single parents live a similar lifestyle (typically revolving around their child’s schedule) and can relate to the difficulties of going through a divorce or dealing with an absentee parent. Generally speaking, single mothers on our site are independent, happy and are very clear about what they are looking for in a partner.Online dating can be done while watching a soccer game, waiting to pick up from dance class – or late at night over a glass of wine.This makes it easy and accessible for single mothers who are always on the go.As a single mom, perusing the two online dating sites I’m signed up on is kind of a nightly ritual. I get that I’m a young single mom (I’m 22), but I’m so past bottle service and dancing until I’m sweaty.I like the idea of swiping left or right – and having the power to block a creeper or reply back that my favorite breakfast food is a mimosa. According to a new study by Plenty of Fish (POF), an online dating site, 44 percent of the women who are online looking for love (or a date, or some action) are single moms – so clearly I’m not alone. Babysitting can be tough, so I arranged for him to meet us at a dog park. Also, he kept me out until 3 a.m., so I got 2.5 hours of sleep before my toddler demanded Cheerios and Elmo.” –Olivia D. I’m really selective about who I chat with or wink at –or swipe right to.